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Gov. Butler's Charges Against The Tewksbury Almshouse Management
He went on to tell that he and also his son, have delivered dead bodies of infants to the Grove Street School in Boston; his son was paid $10 by Harvard and $12 by a female medical college for bodies, but was paid nothing for infants. Witness had seen billets of wood sealed up in coffins in place of infants, and religious services said over them by the deceived relatives, who then took the coffins away for burial....
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Title: Gov. Butler's Charges Against The Tewksbury Almshouse Management
Creator: n/a
Date: March 31, 1883
Format: Article
Publication: The Lowell Weekly Sun
Source: The Pollard Memorial Library
Keywords: Abuse; Advocacy; Almshouses; Benjamin Franklin Butler; Boston, MA; Children; Civil Liberties & Rights; Crime; Death; Doctors; Economics; Expose; Government; Government Agencies; Harvard University; Housing; Institutions; Laws & Regulation; Legislation; Massachusetts; Medical Professionals; Medical Research; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Neglect; Newspapers; Policy; Politics; Poverty; Public Health; Public Health & Welfare; Social Welfare & Communities; Social Welfare & Employment; Tewksbury, MA
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy